Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
129 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN FORREST COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PETAL...HATTIESBURG...
  CENTRAL LAMAR COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WEST HATTIESBURG...

* UNTIL 330 PM CST

* AT 126 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  FLASH FLOODING FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA. ESTIMATED
  RADAR RAINFALL AMOUNTS...ON THE ORDER OF ONE TO TWO
  INCHES...HAVE OCCURRED IN THE PAST HOUR. THE HATTIESBURG CHAIN AIRPORT
  HAS REPORTED NEARLY AN INCH AND A QUARTER OF RAIN SINCE NOON.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  MACEDONIA...RAWLS SPRINGS AND SUNRISE

RAPID RAINFALL RATES WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS...PARTICULARLY IN URBAN LOCATIONS IN THE HATTIESBURG
VICINITY. WHILE RAINFALL MAY TAPER OFF FOR A TIME DURING THE WARNING...
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT
WHICH COULD CAUSE MORE FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3124 8956 3139 8949 3144 8916 3126 8918
      3113 8928 3111 8947

$$

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